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WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Clarice Jenkins

By Julie Hale on April 1, 2018

Clarice Jenkins, accounting assistant in the Business Office, joined the WU Libraries staff in 1997. She holds an associate’s degree in computer and information sciences and support services from Southwestern Illinois College and an associate of arts and sciences degree in computer/information te...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Micah Zeller

By Julie Hale on February 26, 2018

Micah Zeller is copyright services analyst in the Digital Scholarship and Technology Services Division of the Libraries. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, he received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy with minors in chemistry and Italian from Indiana University and graduated from Washington Uni...

WU Libraries’ Mark Scharff Receives Award from Music OCLC Users Group

By Julie Hale on February 7, 2018

WU Libraries are pleased to announce that Mark Scharff, music cataloger at Gaylord Music Library, has been named the recipient of the Music Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Users Group’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award. We share the following announcement from Casey A. Mullin, head of...

Staff Picks: Holiday Reading Recommendations

By James Gardner on December 29, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the winter break, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy holidays — and happy reading! Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfield; photographs edited with Trudy Wilner Stack; text edited with Susan Lynley Welsh Rev...

Staff Picks: Holiday Reading Recommendations

By Masha Sapp, Special Collections Catalog Librarian on December 18, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the holidays, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy holidays — and happy reading! Emma Donoghue blends fact and fiction in her compelling novel The Wonder (Little, Brown, 2016), a book based on the real phenom...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Andrea Degener

By Julie Hale on November 8, 2017

Visual Materials Processing Archivist Andrea Degener joined WU Libraries in 2011 as an Art & Architecture Library assistant. A graduate of WU’s Master of Fine Arts degree program, Andrea worked as a student assistant in the Art & Architecture Library, the Dowd Modern Graphic History Libra...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: AJ Robinson

By Julie Hale on August 31, 2017

AJ Robinson grew up in Washington State and studied Near Eastern Studies and English at the University of Washington. After teaching English for eight months in Egypt, AJ did graduate work in information studies at the University of Texas-Austin. In 2015, AJ joined WU Libraries as Islamic Studies...

WU Libraries Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Moore

By Julie Hale on July 24, 2017

Jennifer Moore joined the staff of WU Libraries in 2011 as anthropology subject librarian. In 2012, she took on additional responsibilities as the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) outreach librarian. In 2014, she became program faculty in International Areas Studies. The following year, she w...

Staff Picks: Summer Reading Recommendations

By Julie Hale on July 17, 2017

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the summer, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy summer — and happy reading! Reviewed by Kate Goldkamp, curatorial assistant, Archives and Special Collections As an art history major in college, I...